Sunday, November 07, 2010

How Divided We Remain II
Click on each of these maps to go to the interactive. I love these type of simple interactives (OK, maybe not so simple to produce, but not an epic game, either!) It is so cool to be able to zoom in at will to get more detailed data.

So, I asked some questions. Like,... what's up with this map being so red?

Remember, Democrat candidates took 44% of the races. That's a lot.
To make even more unbalanced than they appear visually, something like 10 of the 192 blue districts make up, what 65% of the blue land area? So what's going on here?

Remember, this was the 2008 Presidential election map by county--even with the big Obama win:

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